Orange County, Fla., deputies are hunting down the criminal who assaulted a pregnant lady and took off with a costly accessory the same day she went into labor.
Julie Antoine says she was going out for a stroll to help relieve her contractions, when a person assaulted her, putting her pregnancy at hazard and bringing off with an exceptionally uncommon jewelry.
“When he snatched the chain he put it in his pocket and proceeded to walk past me like nothing happened. I was like, what did you do that for, and I’m thinking in my mind, what just happened, did this really happen?”
Antoine says she was assaulted two weeks back, while she was 9 months pregnant. Representatives say the hoodlum escaped with a gold chain worth $1,500.
“I’ve had the necklace for about 10 years, somebody gave it to me for a birthday gift. What hurts the most, is that I know he most likely sold it for next to nothing if he did get it sold.”
When she threatened to call police, that’s when the suspect reached for her phone.
“The minute he touched me, I pulled back and ran into the road, that’s when he was trying to get to me, because I was calling police. Had he tripped me or pushed me down, he could have killed my child. I’m pretty sure he didn’t think about that.”